The Glenboro Area Foundation Inc.

P.O. Box 147, 604 Railway Avenue
Glenboro, MB R0K 0X0

Registered Charitable Number: 120653670 RR0001
Manitoba Region: South Central

Mission

The mission of The Glenboro Area Foundation Inc. is to work together to build a permanent endowment fund, using the earnings to enrich the quality of life in our area.

Description

A way to say “Thank You” for the past, and a means of sharing in the future of Glenboro and the surrounding area.

Board

Advisory Board:

  • Ron Jefferies – Chairman
  • Cindy Pringle – Vice Chairman
  • Steve Bjornson
  • Lorna Hamilton
  • Lorelie Mitchell
  • Kevin Newton
  • Myrtle Nichols
  • Trina Wytinck
  • Agnes Witherspoon – Past Chairman
  • Connie Feader – Secretary-Treasurer

Supervisory Committee:

  • Earl Malyon
  • Fred Jewsbury
  • Agnes Witherspoon

Volunteers

  • Earl Malyon
  • Fred Jewsbury

Foundation Funds

The Glenboro Smart & Caring Community Managed Fund Directed to the community for recreation, arts, education, religious groups, sports and other community activities.
The Glenboro Health Care Fund Directed for the local hospital, the Personal Care Home, emergency services, equipment, health care education, including mature students
John and Vesta Scott Memorial Fund Dedicated to The Glenboro United Church
Stewart and Eva Hamilton Memorial Fund Dedicated to The Glenboro United Church
Glenboro Community Education Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university
Skapti Arason Pioneer Spirit Award Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university
R.M. of South Cypress Health Care Education Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university for studies in the health care field
Devos Family Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates at Prairie Mountain High School, Somerset, leaving the area to attend university
Hilhorst Family Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university for studies in agriculture or another equivalent program
Sena Gunnlaugson Memorial Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates from Baldur leaving the area to attend college or university
The Queen Scholarship Scholarship for Glenboro School graduates planning a career in the trades. The students must be leaving the area to study.
Roy & Lorna Wallis Family Agricultural Scholarship Scholarship for Glenboro School graduates planning a career in agriculture. The students must be leaving the area to study.
The George and Verna Notman Memorial Fund To assist community groups and projects in a way similar to our existing Community Fund.
John Harvard Smart & Caring Community Fund To assist community groups and projects in a way similar to our existing Community Fund.
The Glenboro Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund To assist in the beautification of The Glenboro Cemetery.
Youth Sport and Recreation Fund Provides support to area youth (ages 6 to 19) for community based or initiated sport and recreation.
Youth in Philanthropy Fund A project that provides Glenboro School students the opportunity to learn about philanthropy.
Raystone Memorial Centre Operating Fund To assist in the upkeep of the Raystone seniors’ centre.
Glenboro Area Foundation Operating Fund To assist in the day-to-day operations of our Foundation.

Recent Grants

2016 Grant Awards From 2015 Investment Income

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Smart & Caring Community Funds - Total $29,400

(For granting purposes the Community, John Harvard & George Notman funds were combined)

Glenboro School, Student of the Year $500
Glenboro Golf & Country Club, New Signs $3,000
Glenboro Cemetery Committee, Tree planting & Headstone repair $1,350
Glenboro Community Development Corporation –  Storage container $2,000
Glenboro Community Development Corp., Hall eaves troughs, floor machine $2,000
Glenboro Curling Club, Junior program $500
Glenboro Curling Club, Floor paint, Board replacing $750
Glenboro South Cypress Fire Dept., Hydraulic Power $3,500
Glenboro Minor Ball, Ball Diamond upgrade (Includes Youth Sport & Recreation grant of $394) $5,000
Raystone Memorial Centre, Kitchen equipment $500
Glenboro United Church, Kitchen upgrade $1,000
Glenboro Rink Committee, Zamboni door $6,000
Glenboro  South Cypress/Oakland Wawanesa, Small Handivan $2,000
Glenboro Volunteer Enrichment Group, Summer student $1,300
Total:  $29,400

Health Care Grants - Total $11,023

(with supplement from The George Notman Memorial Fund)

Glenboro Health Auxiliary, fridge, stove, chairs $5,023
Health Care Scholarships:
  • Amy Leece – Bachelor of Nursing
$1,000
  • Mackenzie Murray – Pharmacy
$1,000
  • Shaylyne Rutherford – Dental Hygiene
$1,000
  • Caylie Young – Kinesiology Physiotherapy
$1,000
  • Amy Gillis – Bachelor of Nursing
$1,000
  • Shanley Mowat – Master of Physical Therapy
$1,000
Total: $11,023

Designated Funds - Total $2,853

Glenboro United Church
  • John & Vesta Scott Memorial Fund
$437
  • Hamilton Memorial Fund
$1,604
Youth Sport & Recreation – (Included in Minor Ball grant)
Youth In Philanthropy $425
Glenboro Cemetery Fund $387
 Total:  $2,853

2016 High School Scholarships to be awarded in June - Total $13,740

The Queen Family Scholarship Gage Pringle $540
Roy & Lorna Wallis Family Agricultural Scholarship Liam Hamilton $1,700
Bev Coates-Turnbull Memorial Scholarship Kayla Redekop $100
Skapti Arason Pioneer Spirit Award $500
Hilhorst Family Scholarship Reid Gillis $420
RM of South Cypress Health Care Scholarship Kayla Redekop $1,720
Glenboro Area Foundation Community Scholarship Gage Pringle $2,705
Glenboro Area Foundation Community Scholarship Matthew Klassen $2,705
Sena Gunnlaugson Memorial Scholarship Ginelle Grenier $1,350
Devos Family Scholarship Nicholas Pouteau $1,500
Glenboro Student of the Year Matthew Klassen $500
Total:  $13,740
2016 Total Grants Distributed: $57,016

Grant Deadlines

December 31 - Grants to Community
May 31 - Graduation Scholarships

Foundation Highlights

George and Verna would not want us to have a fuss made over them but we wish to acknowledge their generosity to The Glenboro Foundation and our community.